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I propose a Constitutional Amendment providing that, if any public official, elected or appointed, at any level of government, is caught lying to any member of the public for any reason, the punishment shall be death by public hanging. (Quote by - L. Neil Smith)

Many a man spanks his children for the things his own father should have spanked out of him. (Quote by - Don Marquis)

A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book. (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway)

AIDS is not just God's punishment for homosexuals; it is God's punishment for the society that tolerates homosexuals. (Quote by - Jerry Falwell)

A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor. (Quote by - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

I kind of think I'm going to live a long life as a punishment. (Quote by - Jessica Hahn)

Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces. (Quote by - Matthew Henry)

Punishment follows close on crime. (Quote by - Quintus Horatius Flaccus)

I would like to see capital punishment suppressed in all democracies. (Quote by - Lionel Jospin)

Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful. (Quote by - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

He who is in evil, is also in the punishment of evil. (Quote by - Emanuel Swedenborg)

I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment. (Quote by - George Orwell)

And then ESPN fired me. I did not think that was a fitting punishment. (Quote by - Gregg Easterbrook)

Vengeance comes not slowly either upon you or any other wicked man, but steals silently and imperceptibly, placing its foot on the bad. (Quote by - Euripides)

Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple, woman's punishment has been to supply a man with food then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him. (Quote by - Helen Rowland)

Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment. (Quote by - Mohandas Gandhi)

Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

I have also seen it stated that Capital punishment is murder in its worst form. I should like to know upon what principle of human society these assertions are based and justified. (Quote by - Benjamin Tucker)

Just vengeance does not call for punishment. (Quote by - Pierre Corneille)

I learned early about the misery and dangers of life, and about the afterlife, about the external punishment which awaited the children of sin in Hell. (Quote by - Edvard Munch)

Love or not, I wouldn't subject a wife to the road. It's punishment. (Quote by - Billy Strayhorn)

Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence. (Quote by - Dorothy Dix)

I didn't really escape that gravity until I moved 300 miles south to go to college at 18, where authorship no longer seemed something liable to induce vengeful punishment. (Quote by - David Knopfler)

Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty. (Quote by - Henry Ford)


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